Not getting enough sleep dramatically increases the chances of catching a cold, research has shown.
Barack Obama is to venture into the Alaskan wilderness with British adventurer Bear Grylls for a television programme, it has been announced.
A woman has been raped in the car park of a John Lewis store.
Comedian Griff Rhys Jones is not renowned for his sporting prowess - but he proved doubters wrong with a game of football in the Cotswolds.
Heather Watson admits she let nerves get the better of her as the British number one lost to America's Lauren Davis in the US Open first round.
A steely final over from Ben Stokes ensured England claimed NatWest Twenty20 bragging rights over Australia at Cardiff.
Van Morrison has celebrated his 70th birthday with once-in-a-lifetime concerts on the east Belfast street he immortalised in his masterpiece Astral Weeks.
The dramatic moment two buses crashed head-on sending passengers flying has been caught on camera.
Double Olympic champion Victoria Pendleton was denied a fairytale victory by a head on her first ride as a fully-fledged amateur jockey at Ripon.